Multi-Color High Altitude Mix

A mixture of low growing cool season grasses and native wildflowers. This mix is excellent from 5,000 to 9,000 feet in elevation. Wildflowers will bloom in late spring through summer and into the fall.

Characteristics:

  • Grasses Grow 8-12 inches tall.
  • Requires little to no maintenance
  • Grows well in elevations up to 10,000 feet

Seeding Rate:

  • New Seeding:
    • Dryland: 20-25 lbs./acre
    • Irrigated: 40 lbs./acre
  • Over-seeding:
    • Dryland: 10-15 lbs./acre
    • Irrigated: 20 lbs./acre

Description

Mix contains:
30% Ephraim Crested Wheatgrass

Slightly rhizomatous with germination in 14-21 days. Drought resistant and winter hardy with a deep root system making it an excellent soil binder. Crested wheatgrass is well adapted to stabilization of disturbed soils and does well on a variety of soils.

25% Sheep Fescue

Bunchgrass with germination in 14-21 days. Well adapted to most soil conditions and is great for soil erosion control and low maintenance mixtures.

15% Perennial Rye

Bunchgrass with germination in 5-10 days. One of the most widely used grasses and is adaptable to a wide variety of soils and climate conditions. It has a leafy head and fine stem.

15% Chewings Fescue

Sod-forming grass with germination in 7-21 days. Fine fescue that is shade tolerant and requires little water. Persists in dry soils and infertile soils.

10% Canada Bluegrass

Sod-forming grass with germination in 14-21 days. Resistant to drought and some salinity. It is used to reclaim disturbed area such as gravel pits, cut roads, roadsides, and mines.

5% Rocky Mountain Wildflower Mix

A mix of annual and perennial wildflowers that is drought tolerant. Grows 10-30 inches tall. https://avseeds.com/product/rocky-mountain-mix/